Paul Junger Witt

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Paul Junger Witt
Born(1941-03-20)March 20, 1941
DiedApril 27, 2018(2018-04-27) (aged 77)
OccupationFilm and television producer
Years active1971–2018
Ann McLaughlin (m. 1968)
(Divorced: 1978)
Susan Harris (m. 1983)

Paul Junger Witt (March 20, 1941 – April 27, 2018) was an American film and television producer. He, with his partners Tony Thomas and Susan Harris (also his wife), produced such television shows as Here Come the Brides, The Partridge Family, The Golden Girls, Soap, Benson, It’s A Living, Empty Nest and Blossom. The majority of their shows have been produced by their company, Witt/Thomas Productions (alternately Witt/Thomas/Harris Productions), founded in 1975. Witt also produced the films Dead Poets Society, Three Kings, Insomnia, and the made-for-TV movie Brian's Song. He was a graduate of the University of Virginia.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Witt married Ann McLaughlin with whom he had 3 children, Christopher, Anthony, and Genevieve. After their divorce, he married Susan Harris on September 18, 1983.


Witt died of cancer in Los Angeles on April 27, 2018, at age 77.[2]


  1. ^ Willich, Broocks (23 December 2011). "A Life in Pictures". Virginia Living. Retrieved 2014-10-14.
  2. ^ Littleton, Cynthia (April 27, 2018). "'Golden Girls' Producer Paul Junger Witt Died at 77". Variety. Retrieved April 27, 2018.

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